NHL COVID news: More games postponed in Canada this week

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More postponements in Canada due to attendance restrictions

Another day, another round of games being rescheduled across the NHL, with almost all of them being in Canada due to attendance restrictions.

The league announced on Friday that an additional eight games in Canada have been postponed over the next week due to attendance restrictions across the Canadian provinces. The total number of games postponed in total this season is approaching 90, while none of them have been rescheduled at this point.

In the league’s latest announcement it said that the attendance-based postponements will be rescheduled when the restrictions are eased or lifted.

Monday, Jan. 3

Minnesota @ Ottawa

Wednesday, Jan. 5

New York Islanders @ Vancouver

Saturday, Jan. 8

New York Islanders @ Edmonton

Tuesday, Jan. 11

New York Islanders @ Calgary

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Minnesota @ Edmonton

Friday, Jan. 14

Vegas @ Edmonton

Saturday, Jan. 15

Vegas @ Calgary

Sunday, Jan. 16

Edmonton @ Winnipeg

In addition to those postponements, Tuesday’s game between the New York Islanders and Seattle Kraken (scheduled to be played in Seattle) has also been postponed due to the Islanders three other road game postponements. They were scheduled to play in Western Canada and Seattle on this current road trip.

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Adam Gretz is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @AGretz.

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